Outgoing regional representative Christine Nielsen submitted her piece weeks ago. Inspired by CFT, #1 is the first in a series of pieces inspired by a painting by C. Fayette Taylor, scientist and artist.
|Inspired by CFT, #1 by Christine Nielsen, 2016, 12" x 12".|
Chris Nielsen: I own a painting by C. Fayette Taylor which had been in my parents’ home and now hangs in my bedroom. It's the first thing I see every morning. A while ago, I realized the painting had influenced a lot of my doodling and a couple of my art quilts, so I decided to explore the imagery with a series. This is the first in that series. It was pieced using commercial and hand-dyed cotton fabric, incorporating wool felt and yarn, cotton and rayon threads.
This series has now taken a left turn. My recent explorations are a much less literal interpretation of the painting.
Thanks and best wishesWe are extremely grateful for all Chris has accomplished on our behalf as our Atlantic Canada representative and wish her the best in her new role on the SAQA Board.
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